Letter to the Editors: The Best We Can Do is Not Enough

Photo: An abandoned homeless camp in Austin during the February winter storm Letter from a reader of Tribune of the People: I was a member of an organization that housed every unsheltered person in San Marcos during the winter storm that shut down Texas for a week. We had contacts with the community of unsheltered people in San Marcos that let us find everyone who … Continue reading Letter to the Editors: The Best We Can Do is Not Enough

United Neighborhood Defense Movement: National Day of Action January

Photo: UNDM in Los Angeles (Source @EastLosHeart) By Nélida Tello with contributions from Serran Soledad and Henry Underwood United Neighborhood Defense Movement (UNDM) chapters across the country held a National Day of Action on January 1. The National Day of Action is a continuation of actions led by UNDM which commenced in November 2019 as a response to the eviction moratorium passed by Center for … Continue reading United Neighborhood Defense Movement: National Day of Action January

San Marcos: Rent Strike SMTX Demands Justice for Justin Howell

By Noah Long While protesting in front of Austin Police Department Headquarters, Texas State student Justin Howell was shot in the back of the head with a ‘less lethal’ round, fracturing his skull. Seeing him in critical condition, five protesters and medics attempted to carry his body towards police headquarters but were then fired upon by Austin Police with multiple bean-bag rounds, injuring at least … Continue reading San Marcos: Rent Strike SMTX Demands Justice for Justin Howell